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Xen Cuts: Ten Years Of Xen (various London venues)

Kodwo Eshun, The Wire, November 2000

LONDON's Ninja Tune label celebrated their first decade in the flirty, flighty, faddish, fickle world of UK dance with Xen Cuts — three consecutive nights themed to coincide with Xen Cuts, the label's triple CD anthology of mixes, rarities and one offs Friday focused on the electro-breakbeat continuum Ninja used to call funktastical tricknology, Saturday was given over to the avant HipHop of DJ Vadim and Big Dada; and Sunday was for soundtrack jazz.

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